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British Entomology Click to see illustrations [←click finches for illustrations]

1829-1832. [Records of captured insects]. In Stephens, Illustrations of British entomology. Text PDF F1968

Letters on Geology

[1835]. [Extracts from letters addressed to Professor Henslow]. Text Image PDF F1

The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Click to see illustrations

1838-1843. The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Colburn.

Part 1 Fossil Mammalia by R. Owen. By Darwin: Preface & Geological introduction. Text Image PDF F9.1
Original numbers issued: 1. Text Image 2. Text Image 3. Text Image 4. Text Image

Part 2 Mammalia by G. R. Waterhouse. By Darwin: Geographical introduction & A notice of their habits and ranges. Text Image PDF F9.2
Original numbers issued: 1. Text Image 2. Text Image 3. Text Image 4. Text Image

Part 3 Birds by J. Gould [& G. R. Gray]. Text Image PDF F9.3
Original numbers issued: 1. Text Image 2. Text Image 3. Text Image 4. Text Image 5. Text Image

Part 4 Fish by L. Jenyns. Text Image PDF F9.4 Introduction
Original numbers issued: 1. Text Image 2. Text Image 3. Text Image 4. Text Image

Part 5 Reptiles [& Amphibia] by T. Bell. Text Image PDF F9.5
Original numbers issued: 1. Text Image 2. Text Image

Journal of Researches (or Voyage of the Beagle) Click to see illustrationsJournal 2nd edition

The narrative of the voyages of H.M. Ships Adventure and Beagle. London: Colburn [1st ed.] 3 vols & appendix:

King, P. P. 1839. Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826-30. Text Image PDF F10.1

FitzRoy, R. 1839. Proceedings of the second expedition, 1831-36. Text Image PDF F10.2

[FitzRoy, R.] 1839. Appendix. Text Image PDF F10.2a

Darwin. 1839. Journal and remarks. 1832-1836. Text Image PDF F10.3

1839. Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle. London: Colburn. Image PDF F11

1845. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world. London: Murray. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F14

1860. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world. London: Murray. 10th thousand. (Final text) Text Image F20

1880. What Mr. Darwin saw in his voyage round the world in the ship "Beagle". Image F36

1890. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle etc. London: Murray. [Illustrated ed.] Text Image PDF F59

1890. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" etc. With a biographical introduction [by G. T. Bettany]. 7th edn. London: Lock (Minerva Library No. 1). Image PDF F60

1890. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle etc. London: Nelson. Image PDF F63

1905. The voyage of the "Beagle". Image F106 [extracts only.]

Danish Click to see illustrations

1870. Rejseiagttagelser. Introduction Image PDF F1834

1876. Rejse om Jorden. Introduction Text Image PDF F174

Dutch

[1891.] De reis van de "Beagle": dagboek van de onderzoekingen. Image PDF F176

French

1875. Voyage d'un naturaliste autour du monde. Image PDF F181

German

1844. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise. [2 vols. in 1] Image PDF1 PDF2 F188

Italian

[1872.] Viaggio di un naturalista intorno al mondo. Text Image PDF F211

Portuguese

1997. Viagens do Adventure e do Beagle: Diário e anotações, 1832-1836. (Journal and remarks, chapter 1) Text F2037

Russian

1976. Journal of Researches. 3d ed. Text F1922

Spanish

1921. Diaro del viaje de un naturalista alrededor del mundo.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F252.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F252.2

1942. Viaje de un naturalista alrededor del mundo. Image PDF F255

Swedish

1872. En naturforskares Resa omkring jorden. Image PDF F259

Questions About the Breeding of Animals

[1839]. Questions About the Breeding of Animals. Text Image PDF F262

de Beer. 1968. Questions About the Breeding of Animals. with introduction by Sir Gavin de Beer. Text

Freeman, & Gautrey. 1969. Darwin's Questions about the Breeding of Animals, with a Note on Queries about Expression. Text Image PDF F1923

1974. Questions About the Breeding of Animals. In Gruber, Darwin on man. Text F265

Geology of The Voyage of The Beagle Click to see illustrationsGeology of South AmericaVolcanic islandsCoral reefs

1842. The structure and distribution of coral reefs. Introduction Text Image PDF F271

1844. Geological observations on the volcanic islands visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Introduction Text Image PDF F272

1846. Geological observations on South America. Introduction Text Image PDF F273

1874. The structure and distribution of coral reefs. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F275

1876. Geological observations on the volcanic islands and parts of South America visited during the voyage of H.M.S. 'Beagle'. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F276

1889. The structure and distribution of coral reefs. 3d ed. With a preface by Francis Darwin and an appendix by T. G. Bonney. Text Image PDF F277

1890. On the structure and distribution of coral reefs; also geological observations on the volcanic islands and parts of South America ... And a critical introduction to each work by John W. Judd. Text Image PDF (Judd introductions only) F279

1890. On the structure and distribution of coral reefs. Introduction by J. W. Williams. Text Image (Williams introduction only) F280

French

1878. Les récifs de corail leur structure et leur distribution. Text Image PDF F309

1902. Observations géologiques sur les iles volcaniques. Text Image PDF F310

German

1876. Über den Bau und die Verbreitung der Corallen-Riffe.Text Image PDF F311

1877. Geologische Beobachtungen über die Vulcanischen Inseln. Text Image PDF F312

1878. Geologische Beobachtungen über Süd-Amerika. Text Image PDF F313

1878. Kleinere geologische Abhandlungen. Text Image PDF F1601

Letters on guanacos

1844. [Extracts from letters on guanacos]. In Walton, The alpaca. Text Image PDF F1833

Brayley Testimonials

1845. [Testimonial.] In Additional testimonials submitted to the Council of University College, London. Text F324a

Hooker Testimonials

1845. [Testimonial.] In Testimonials in favour of Joseph Dalton Hooker R.N., M.D., F.L.S. as a candidate for the vacant chair of botany in the University of Edinburgh. Text Image F2030

Discoveries in Australia

1846. [Note on sandstone and query on coral reefs]. In Stokes, Discoveries in Australia. Text Image PDF F1915

Manual of Scientific Enquiry

1849. Geology. In Herschel ed., A manual of scientific enquiry. Text Image PDF F325

1849. On the use of the microscope on board ship. In Owen, Zoology. In Herschel ed., A manual of scientific enquiry. Text Image PDF F1822

1851. Geology. In Herschel ed., A manual of scientific enquiry. Text Image PDF F328

1857. Geologia. In Manual de investigaciones científicas. Text Image F2073

Living Cirripedia (Barnacles) Click to see illustrationsBarnacles vol. 2Barnacles vol. 1

A monograph of the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. London: Ray Society. Introduction

1851 [=1852]. The Lepadidae; or, pedunculated cirripedes. [Vol. 1] Text Image PDF F339.1

1854. The Balanidae, (or sessile cirripedes); the Verrucidae. [Vol. 2] Text Image PDF F339.2

Fossil Cirripedia Click to see illustrations

1851. A monograph on the fossil Lepadidae, or, pedunculated cirripedes of Great Britain. [Vol. 1] Text Image PDF F342.1

1854 [=1855]. A monograph on the fossil Balanidae and Verrucidae of Great Britain. [Vol. 2] Text Image PDF F342.2

Huxley Testimonials

1851. [Testimonial]. In Testimonials for Thomas H. Huxley, F.R.S., candidate for the Chair of Natural History at the University of Toronto. Text F344

Letter on the bookselling question

1852. [Letter on the bookselling question]. In Parker, The opinions of certain authors on the bookselling question. Text Image PDF F1912

Testimonials of Adam White

1865. [Testimonial]. In Testimonials in favour of Mr. Adam White. Text Image PDF F345b

On the Origin of Species Click to see illustrations Online variorum editionOrigin of species, 1st edition

1859. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. [1st ed.] Text Image PDF F373
Francis Darwin's annotated copy: Image PDF

1860. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. [2d ed.] Text Image PDF F376

1860. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: Appleton. [1st American ed.] Image PDF F377

1860. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: Appleton. New edition, revised and augmented. [4th American printing.] Text Image PDF F380

1861. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. 3d ed. Text Image PDF F381

1866. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. 4th ed. Text Image PDF F385

1869. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. 5th ed. Text Image PDF F387

1872. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. 6th ed. Text Image PDF F391

1876. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Murray. 6th ed., with additions and corrections. Text Image PDF F401 (final text)

Danish

1872. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for Tilvaerelsen. Introduction Text Image PDF F643

1909. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for Tilvaerelsen. Text Image PDF F644

1913. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for Tilvaerelsen. Text Image PDF F645

Dutch

1860. Het ontstaan der soorten van dieren en planten door middel van de natuurkeus, of het bewaard blijven van bevoorregte rassen in de strijd des levens.
Vol. 1 Text Image F2056.1
Vol. 2 Text Image F2056.2

French

1862. De l'origine des espèces ou des lois du progrès chez les êtres organisés. Text Image PDF F655

1866. L'origine des espèces par sélection naturelle ou des lois de transformation des êtres organisés. Text Image PDF F656

1870. L'origine des espèces par sélection naturelle ou des lois de transformation des êtres organisés. Image PDF F657

1873. L'origine des espèces au moyen de la sélection naturelle, ou La lutte pour l'existence dans la nature. Text Image PDF F660

German

1860. Über die Entstehung der Arten. Text Image PDF F672

[1862-]1863. Über die Entstehung der Arten. 2d ed. Image PDF F673

1867. Über die Entstehung der Arten. 3d ed. Text Image PDF F674 (Photocopy supplied by Darwin Correspondence Project)

1876. Über die Entstehung der Arten. 6th ed.Text Image PDF F677

1916. Die Entstehung der Arten. Image F693

Polish

1884-5. O powstawaniu gatunków drogą naturalnego doboru czyli o utrzymywaniu. Image PDF F740a

Portuguese

2009. A origem das espécies. Text PDF F2062.7

Russian

1991. The origin of species. Text F763b

Spanish

1877. Origen de las especies. Text Image PDF F770

1921. El origen de las especies por medio de la seleccion natural.
Image PDF F776.1
Image PDF F776.2
Image PDF F776.3

Query to Army Surgeons

1862. [Query to Army surgeons.] Text F799

Fertilisation of Orchids Click to see illustrationsOrchids 1st edition

1862. On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects. Text Image PDF F800

1877. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by insects. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F801

1877. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by insects. New York: Appleton. 2d ed., revised. Image PDF F802

1882. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by insects. 2d ed., revised. 3d thousand. Text Image PDF F803

French

1870. De la fécondation des orchidées par les insectes et des bons résultats du croisement. Text Image PDF F818

German

1877. Die verschiedenen Einrichtungen durch welche Orchideen von Insecten befruchtet werden. Text Image PDF F821

Italian

1883. I diversi apparecchi col mezzo dei quali le orchidee vengono fecondate dagli insetti. Image PDF F823

Memoir of Professor Henslow

1862. [Recollections of Henslow]. In Jenyns, Memoir of the Rev. John Stevens Henslow. Text Image PDF F830

An appeal

[Darwin, Emma and Darwin, C. R.] [1863]. An appeal [against steel vermin traps]. Text Image PDF F1931

Climbing plants 2nd ed.Climbing Plants Click to see illustrations

1865. On the movements and habits of climbing plants. [Read 2 Feb.] Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany) 9: 1-118. [offprint]. Text Image PDF F834a

1875. The movements and habits of climbing plants. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F836

1876. The movements and habits of climbing plants. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F838

1882. The movements and habits of climbing plants. (Final text) Text Image PDF F839

French

1877. Les mouvements et les habitudes des plantes grimpantes. Text Image PDF F858

German

1876. Die Bewegungen und Lebensweise der kletternden Pflanzen. Text Image PDF F860

Queries about Expression

1867. Queries about Expression. In S[winhoe], Signs of emotion amongst the Chinese. Notes and Queries on China and Japan 1 (31 Aug.): 105. Text Image PDF F1739

1867. Queries about expression. Text Image F876

1867. Queries about expression. In Freeman & Gautrey eds., Charles Darwin's Queries about expression. F876

1868. Queries about expression for anthropological inquiry. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Text Image PDF F874

1874. Physiognomy. In Notes and queries on Anthropology, for the use of travellers and residents in uncivilized lands. Text Image PDF F1832

Variation under Domestication Click to see illustrations Variation vol. 2Variation vol. 1

1868. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. 1st ed., 1st issue.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F877.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F877.2

1868. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. 1st ed., 2d issue.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F878.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F878.2 (NHM copy: Image PDF)

[1868]. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. New York: Judd Preface by Asa Gray. 1st American ed.
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F879.1
Vol. 1 Image PDF F879.2

1875. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. 2d ed. (Final text)
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F880.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F880.2

French

1868. De la variation des animaux et des plantes sous l'action de la domestication.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F912.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F912.2

1879-80. De la variation des animaux et des plantes à l'état domestique.
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F913.1
Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F913.2

German

1868. Das Variiren der Thiere und Pflanzen im Zustande der Domestication.
Vol. 1. Image PDF F914.1
Vol. 2. Image PDF F914.2

Italian

1876. Variazione degli animali e delle piante allo stato domestico. Image PDF F920

Polish

1888-9. Zmienność zwierząt i roślin w stanie kultury.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F922.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F922.2

Comparative Longevity

1870. [Note on the age of certain birds]. In Lankester, On comparative longevity in man and the lower animals, p. 58. Text Image F1991

The Descent of Man Click to see illustrationsDescent vol. 2 1871Descent vol. 1 1871

1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. 1st ed.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F937.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F937.2

1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. 7th thousand. Vol. 1. Image PDF F939.1

1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: Appleton.
Vol. 1. Image PDF F941.1
Vol. 2. Image PDF F941.2

1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: Appleton.
Vol. 1. Image PDF F942.1
Vol. 2. Image PDF F942.2

1874. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. 2d ed.; tenth thousand. Text Image PDF F944

1882. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. 2d ed., 15th thousand. Text Image PDF F955

Danish

1874-1875. Menneskets Afstamning og Parringsvalget. Introduction
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1050.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1050.2

French

1872-3. La descendance de l'homme et la sélection sexuelle.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1058.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1058.2

1891. La descendance de l'homme et la sélection sexuelle. Text Image PDF F1062

German

1871[-2]. Die Abstammung des Menschen und die geschlechtliche Zuchtwahl. Translated by J. V. Carus. 2d ed. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F1065.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1065.2

1875. Die Abstammung des Menschen und die geschlechtliche Zuchtwahl. 3d ed.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1066.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1066.2

Polish

1875-6. Dobór płciowy. ['Sexual selection', part of Descent of man]
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1101b.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1101b.2

1884. O pochodzeniu człowieka. 2d Polish ed. Image PDF F1101a

Spanish

1880. El origen del hombre: la seleccion natural y la sexual. Text Image PDF F1122b

Yiddish

1926. Die Oyfstammung fun menschen. Image PDF F1139

The Expression of the Emotions Click to see illustrationsExpression

1872. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. Text Image PDF F1142

1873 [1872]. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1143

1890. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. 2d ed. Edited by Francis Darwin. Text Image PDF F1146

Dutch

1873. Het uitdrukken der gemoedsaandoeningen bij den mensch en de dieren. Image PDF F1182

French

1874. L'Expression des émotions chez l'homme et les animaux. Image PDF F1184

1890. L'expression des Émotions chez l'homme et les animaux. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F1186

German

1872. Der Ausdruck der Gemüthsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Thieren. Image PDF F1187

1877. Der Ausdruck der Gemüthsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Thieren. 3d ed. Text Image PDF F1189

Polish

1873. Wyraz uczuć u człowieka i zwierząt. Image PDF F1203

Spanish

[c. 1902] La expressión de las emociones.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1214.1
Vol. 2 F1214.2

Boyd Dawkins TestimonialsInsectivorous plants

[1873]. Testimonials in favour of W. Boyd Dawkins. Text Image PDF F1216

Letter to Haeckel on the origins of Darwin's theory of evolution

1875. [Letter to Haeckel on the origins of Darwin's theory of evolution]. In Schmidt, The doctrine of descent and Darwinism. Text Image PDF F1916

Insectivorous Plants Click to see illustrations

1875. Insectivorous plants. Text Image PDF F1217

1875. Insectivorous plants. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1220

1888. Insectivorous plants. 2d ed. Revised by Francis Darwin. Image PDF F1225

French

1877. Les plantes insectivores. Image PDF F1237

German

1876. Insectenfressende Pflanzen. Text Image PDF F1238

Cross and Self FertilisationFertilisation

1876. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom. Text Image PDF F1249

1877. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1250

1878. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom. 2d ed. Text Image PDF F1251

French

1877. Des effets de la fécondation croisée et de la fécondation directe dans le règne végétal. Text Image PDF F1265

German

1877. Die Wirkungen der Kreuz- und Selbst-Befruchtung im Pflanzenreich. Text Image PDF F1266

Royal Commission on Subjecting Live Animals to Experiments

1876. Report of the Royal Commission on the practice of subjecting live animals to experiments for scientific purposes. Text Image PDF F1275

1876. Digest of evidence taken before the Royal Commission on the practice of subjecting live animals to experiments for scientific purposes. Image F1276

Different Forms of Flowers Click to see illustrationsFlowers

1877. The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species. Text Image PDF F1277

1877. The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1278

1884. The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species. 3d thousand. Preface by Francis Darwin. Text Image PDF F1281

French

1878. Des différentes formes de fleurs dans les plantes de la même espèce. Image PDF F1296

German

1877. Die verschiedenen Blüthenformen an Pflanzen der nämlichen Art. Text Image PDF F1297

Italian

1884. Le diverse forme dei fiori in piante della stessa specie. Image PDF F1299

Down Friendly Club

1877. To members of the Down Friendly Club. Text Image PDF F1303

Flowers and Their Unbidden Guests

1878. Prefatory letter. In Kerner, Flowers and their unbidden guests. Text Image PDF F1318

Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin Click to see illustrations

1879. Preliminary notice. In Krause, Erasmus Darwin. Text Image PDF F1319

1887. Preliminary notice. In Krause, Erasmus Darwin. 2d ed. Image F1321 [Notice added to the 2d ed. only.]

German

1880. Erasmus Darwin und seine Stellung in der Geschichte der Descendenz-Theorie von Ernst Krause. Mit seineme Lebens- und Charakterbilde von Charles Darwin. Text Image PDF F1323

The Power of Movement in Plants Click to see illustrations

1880. The power of movement in plants. Text Image PDF F1325

1881. The power of movement in plants. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1327

French

1882. La faculté motrice dans les plantes. Image PDF F1342

German

1881. Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen. Image PDF F1343

Studies in the Theory of DescentPower of movement

1882 [1880]. Prefatory notice. In Weismann, Studies in the theory of descent. Text Image PDF F1414

Prehistoric Europe

1881 [1880]. [Extracts from 2 letters on the drift deposits near Southampton]. In Geikie, Prehistoric Europe. Text Image PDF F1351

Letter on Vivisection

1881. Mr. Darwin on vivisection. The Times (18 April): 10. Text Image PDF F1352

1881. Mr. Darwin on vivisection. The Times (22 April): 11. Text Image PDF F1793

1881. Correspondence with Charles Darwin LL.D., F.R.S., on experimenting upon living animals. 2d ed. Image PDF F1356

Vegetable Mould and Worms Click to see illustrations Introduction

1881. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms. Text Image PDF F1357

1881. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms. 5th thousand. Text Image F1361

1882. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits. 6th thousand (corrected). Image PDF F1362

1882. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits. New York: Appleton. Image PDF F1363

1882. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits. 7th thousand. Corrected by Francis Darwin. Text Image PDF F1364

French

1882. Role des vers de terre dans la formation de la terre végétale. Image PDF F1403

German

1882. Die Bildung der Ackererde durch die Thätigkeit der Würmer. Translated by J. V. Carus. Image PDF F1404

Animal IntelligenceWorms

1882. [Extracts from Darwin's notes throughout.] In Romanes, Animal intelligence. Text Image PDF F1416

Fertilisation of Flowers

1883. Prefatory notice. In Müller, The fertilisation of flowers. Text Image PDF F1432

Essay on Instinct

1883. Essay on instinct. In Romanes, Mental evolution in animals. Text Image PDF F1434

German

1887. Über den Instinkt. Text Image PDF F1445

Life and Letters and Autobiography Click to see illustrations

Darwin, F. ed. 1887. The life and letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter.
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F1452.1
Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F1452.2
Vol. 3 Text Image PDF F1452.3

Anon. 1909. Order of the proceedings at the Darwin celebrations held at Cambridge June 22-June 24, 1909. With a sketch of Darwin's life. Text Image PDF F1481

Darwin, F. ed. 1892. Charles Darwin: his life told in an autobiographical chapter. [abridged ed.] Text Image PDF F1461

1958. The autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882. With the original omissions restored. Edited and with appendix and notes by his grand-daughter Nora Barlow. Text Image PDF F1497

French

Darwin, F. ed. 1888. La vie et la correspondance de Charles Darwin avec un chapitre autobiographique.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1514.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1514.2

Norwegian/Danish Click to see illustrations

Darwin, F. ed. 1889. Charles Darwins liv og breve med et kapitel selvbiografi. Introduction
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F1528.1
Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F1528.2
Vol. 3 Text Image PDF F1528.3

1909. Charles Darwin Selvbiografi. Text Image PDF F1512

Russian

1959. [Autobiography]. Text F1541

More Letters Click to see illustrationsMore letters vol. 1

Darwin, F. & Seward, A. C. eds. 1903. More letters of Charles Darwin.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1548.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1548.2

Stokes' charges and Darwin's letters

1892. Stokes' charges and Darwin's letters. In The life and times of Sir George Grey. Text Image F1835

Emma Darwin

Litchfield, H. E. ed. 1904. Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Click to see illustrations
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1552.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1552.2

Litchfield, H. E. ed. 1915. Emma Darwin, A century of family letters, 1792-1896. Click to see illustrations
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1553.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1553.2

Sketches of 1842 and 1844 Click to see illustrations

Darwin, F ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species, a sketch written in 1842. Text Image PDF F1555

Darwin, F. ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species. Two essays written in 1842 and 1844. Text Image PDF F1556

German

Darwin, F. ed. 1911. Die Fundamente zur Entstehung der Arten. Text Image F1561

Collections of Published Letters & Recollections

[See the Correspondence of Charles Darwin (19 vols., 1985- ). ]

[1833]. [Recollection of Darwin in Buenos Ayres]. In Reminiscences of diplomatic life. Text F2097

1858. [Letter on zoological nomenclature]. In Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland. Text Image F1983

[1860]. [Letters from Darwin]. In Life and letters of Alexander Goodman More. Text F2089

[1867]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Conway. Autobiography. Text F2098

[1868]. [Recollection of Darwin by H. W. Longfellow]. In 1885. Louis Agassiz. Text F2088

[post 1868]. [Printed acknowledgement of correspondence]. Text Image PDF F1958

[1870]. [Recollection of a visit to Darwin]. In Charles Darwin and Anton Dohrn. Text F2090

1871. [Two letters to C. Boner]. In Memoirs and letters of Charles Boner. Text Image PDF F1950

[1871-80]. [Recollections of Darwin and letters to John Fiske]. In The life and letters of John Fiske. Text F2108

[1871]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Edward Livingston Youmans. Text F2091

[1871]. [F. W. Farrar. Recollection of Darwin]. In The life of Frederic William Farrar. Text F2101

[1872-8]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Cheerful yesterdays. Text F2096

[1872-82]. [Recollections of Darwin]. In The note-books of Samuel Butler. Text F2103

[1875-81]. [Recollection and letter of Darwin]. In The life and letters of Lady Dorothy Nevill. Text F2109

[1876]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Mark Twain speeches. Text F2102

1876. [Letters to J. Torbitt]. In Cras credemus. A treatise on the cultivation of the potato from the seed. Text F1978

1877. [Letter on Stock Dove]. In Charles Kingsley. Text Image PDF F1951

[1877]. A visit to Darwin at Down. K. A. Timiriazev: A visit to Darwin. Text F2093

[1877]. [Recollection of Darwin on Gladstone]. In The life of William Ewart Gladstone. Text F2092

[1877-8]. [P. Geddes. Recollection of Darwin]. In Thompson. 1931. Life. Text F2100

1878. [Extracts of letters on potato cultivation.] In Cultivation of the Potato. Text Image F1979

1878. [Letters]. In Letters of Chauncey Wright. Text Image F1917

1880. [Letter to Samuel Butler]. In Butler, Unconscious memory. Text Image PDF F1992

[1880-1882]. [Letter to Marriane North and recollection of a visit to Down House]. In Recollections of a happy life. Text Image F2002

1881. [Letter on the expression of the eye]. In Plumptre, King’s College lectures on elocution. Text Image PDF F1994

[1881]. [Richter. Recollection of Darwin]. In True artist and true friend. Text F2094

1881. [Letter on subsidence in the Pacific]. In Semper, The natural conditions of existence. Text Image PDF F1952

1882. [Recollection and letters of Darwin]. In Riley. 1882. Darwin's Work in Entomology. Text F2104

1882. [Quotation from a letter on civilizing the Fuegians]. Leisure Hour. Text Image F2022

[1882]. [Candolle. Recollection of Darwin]. In Life of Charles Darwin. Text F2095

1882. [Letter to N. A. von Mengden 'Science has nothing to do with Christ']. In Haeckel, Die Naturanschauung von Darwin, Goethe und Lamarck. Text F1998

1883. [Letter on wine and tobacco]. In Study and stimulants. Text Image F1987

1891. [Letters to W. Preyer et al] In Preyer, Briefe von Darwin. Text Image F6

1892. [Advice to H.W. Bates.] in: Anon. Obituary: Henry Walter Bates. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society 14 (4): 245-257, pl. I, p. 251. Text F2162

1894. [Recollections and letter of Darwin]. In Brace. 1894. The Life of Charles Loring Brace. Text F2086

1894. [Recollection and letters of Darwin]. In Life of Frances Power Cobbe. Text F2099

1894. [1868 Letter of Darwin]. In Letters of Asa Gray. Text F2110

1895. [Letter to J. Wolf]. In The Life of Joseph Wolf. Text F2087

1897-1908. [Letter favouring competition among trades unions and the working classes.] In Heinrich Fick. Text F1943

[1896]. [Correspondence with Romanes, 1875-1881]. In Life and letters of George John Romanes. Text F2111

1900. [Letter to L. A. Reeve]. Journal of Conchology. Text Image F1997

Marchant, 1916. Alfred Russel Wallace letters and reminiscences.
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1592.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1592.2

Marchant, J. ed. 1916. Alfred Russel Wallace letters and reminiscences. Text Image PDF F1593

1970. [Recollection of and letters to de Vries]. In The correspondence of Hugo de Vries and Charles Darwin. Text F2106

Barlow, 1967. Darwin and Henslow. Text Image PDF F1598 Click to see illustrations

Collections of Short Papers

The largest collection of Darwin's short papers is Darwin Online, below.

1886. Gesammelte kleinere Schriften von Charles Darwin. Ein Supplement zu seinen grosseren Werken. Trans by E. Krause. Text Image PDF F1602

2009. Charles Darwin's shorter publications 1829-1883. Edited by John van Wyhe. Frontmatter external link F2043


 

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1836

FitzRoy & Darwin. A letter, containing remarks on the moral state of Tahiti, New Zealand, &c. South African Christian Recorder. Text Image PDF F1640

Geological notes made during a survey of the east and west coasts of S. America, in the years 1832, 1833, 1834 and 1835, with an account of a transverse section of the Cordilleras of the Andes between Valparaiso and Mendoza. Proceedings of the Geological Society. Text Image PDF F1642

1837

[Notes on Rhea americana and Rhea darwinii]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1643

[Specimens of Chiasognathus Grantii]. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1913

[Specimens of the genus Carabus from South America]. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1643a

[Remarks upon the habits of the genera Geospiza, Camarhynchus, Cactornis and Certhidea of Gould]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text Image F1644

Observations of proofs of recent elevation on the coast of Chili, made during the survey of His Majesty's Ship Beagle commanded by Capt. FitzRoy R.N. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1645

A sketch of the deposits containing extinct Mammalia in the neighbourhood of the Plata. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1646

On certain areas of elevation and subsidence in the Pacific and Indian oceans, as deduced from the study of coral formations. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1647

[Note on an Australian insect.] In Waterhouse, Descriptions of some new species of exotic insects. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. Text F2015

1838

On the connexion of certain volcanic phaenomena, and on the formation of mountain-chains and volcanos, as the effects of continental elevations. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1649

[Notes on Cocos-Keeling Islands plants]. In Henslow, Florula Keelingensis. Annals of natural history. Text Image PDF F1959

Copy of a Memorial presented to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Rice], recommending the Purchase of Fossil Remains for the British Museum. Parliamentary Papers. Text Image PDF F1944

On the formation of mould. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1648

1839

Observations on the parallel roads of Glen Roy, and of other parts of Lochaber in Scotland, with an attempt to prove that they are of marine origin. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Text Image PDF F1653

Note on a rock seen on an iceberg in 61° south latitude. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Text Image PDF F1652

[Birth of William Erasmus Darwin]. The Times. Text A677

1840

[Letter to Basil Hall on the valley of Coquimbo]. In: Hall, Extracts from a journal, written on the coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico. Text Image PDF F2163

On the connexion of certain volcanic phenomena in South America; and on the formation of mountain chains and volcanos, as the effect of the same powers by which continents are elevated. Transactions of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1656
[Offprint with unique slip describing the illustrations.] Image PDF F1656a

The Lagoon Islands of the Pacific Ocean. The Penny Magazine of the society for the diffusion of useful knowledge. Text Image A302

[Notes on Chilean beetles.] In Waterhouse, Description of a new species of the genus Lophotus, from the collection of Charles Darwin, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History

On the formation of mould. Transactions of the Geological Society. Text Image PDF F1655

1841

Queries respecting the human race, to be addressed to travellers and others. Drawn up by a Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, appointed in 1839. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Text Image F1975

[Notes on South American insects.] In Waterhouse, [Descriptions of Some New Coleopterous Insects from the Southern Parts of S. America, Collected by C. Darwin.] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text F2016

On the distribution of erratic boulders and on the contemporaneous unstratified deposits of South America. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1657

[Notes on South American spiders.] In White, Descriptions of new or little known Arachnida. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text F2011

Humble-bees. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1658

On a remarkable bar of sandstone off Pernambuco, on the coast of Brazil. The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine. Text Image PDF F266

[Note on a ground-beetle found off the Straits of Magellan.] In Waterhouse, Carabideous insects collected by Charles Darwin. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text F2012

1842

On the distribution of the erratic boulders and on the contemporaneous unstratified deposits of South America. Transactions of the Geological Society. Text Images PDF F1661

Varieties of human race: Queries respecting the human race, to be addressed to travellers and others. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Image F1976

[Notes on South American beetles.] In Waterhouse, Carabideous insects collected by Charles Darwin. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text F2013

[Note on a mushroom from Maldonado.] In Berkeley, Notice on some fungi collected by C. Darwin. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text F2014

Notes on the effects produced by the ancient glaciers of Caernarvonshire, and on the boulders transported by floating ice. London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine. Text Image PDF F1660

Report of a Committee appointed "to consider the rules by which the nomenclature of Zoology may be established on a uniform and permanent basis." Text Image PDF F1661a

Deaths. [Mary Eleanor Darwin]. The Times. Text A678

1843

Report of a committee appointed "to consider of the rules by which the nomenclature of zoology may be established on a uniform and permanent basis"'. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Text Image PDF F1661b [French translation F1661c]

Association Brittannique pour l'Avancement des Sciences, XIIe session tenue à Manchester en 1842, Suite. l'Institut. Text Image F1661c

Series of propositions for rendering the nomenclature of zoology uniform and permanent, being the Report of a Committee for the consideration of the subject appointed by the British association for the Advancement of Science. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Image PDF F1661x

Remarks on the preceding paper in a letter from Charles Darwin, Esq. to Mr Maclaren. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal. Text Image PDF F1662

Double flowers-their origin. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1663

1844

Observations on the structure and propagation of the genus Sagitta. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text Image PDF F1664 [French translation F1664a]

On the origin of mould. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1665

Manures and steeping seed. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1666

Variegated leaves. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1667

What is the action of common salt on carbonate of lime? Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1668

Mr. Darwin's Memorandum. In Henslow, Rust in wheat. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1668a

Kemp, W. An account of some seeds buried in a sand-pit which germinated. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text Image PDF F1918

Brief descriptions of several terrestrial planariae, and of some remarkable marine species, with an account of their habits. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text Image PDF F1669

1845

Extracts from letters to the General Secretary, on the analogy of the structure of some volcanic rocks with that of glaciers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Text Image PDF F1670

[Extracts from Darwin's notes.] In Berkeley, On an edible fungus from Tierra del Fuego. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Text Image PDF F1671

1846

An account of the fine dust which often falls on vessels in the Atlantic ocean. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1672

Origin of saliferous deposits. Salt lakes of Patagonia and La Plata. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1673

On the geology of the Falkland Islands. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1674

1847

[Review of] A natural history of the Mammalia. By Waterhouse. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text Image PDF F1675

Salt. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1676

Copy of Memorial to the First Lord of the Treasury, respecting the Management of the British Museum. Parliamentary Papers. Text Image PDF F1831

1848

On the transportal of erratic boulders from a lower to a higher level. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1677

[Memorial to Lord John Russell on university reform]. Text Image F2080

1849

[Letter on floating ice]. Proceedings of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1816

[Remark on a South American gold mine]. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1941

[Notes on Cirripedia.] Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1678

1850

On British fossil Lepadidae. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1679

1851

[Note on a Galapagos lichen].Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Text F2017

Died [Anne Elizabeth Darwin]. The Times (28 April): 9. Text F1999

1852

Bucket ropes for wells. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1680

1853

[Description of Patagonian fossil beds.] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Text Image PDF F1820

Tanks and hose. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1807

1855

On the power of icebergs to make rectilinear uniformly-directed grooves across a submarine undulatory surface. The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine. Text Image PDF F1681

Does sea-water kill seeds? Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1682

Does sea-water kill seeds? Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image F1683

Lizard's eggs. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1808

Nectar-secreting organs of plants. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1684

Shell rain in the Isle of Wight. Gardeners' Chronicle no. 44 (3 Nov.): 726-727. Text Image PDF F1685

Vitality of seeds. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1686

Effect of salt-water on the germination of seeds. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1687

Effect of salt-water on the germination of seeds. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1688

Longevity of seeds. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1689

Seedling fruit trees. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1690

1856

[Typical list of cirripedia]. Report of the twenty-fifth meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Text Image PDF F1977

Cross breeding. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1691

Cross breeding. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1692

[Announcement of the award of a Royal Medal to Sir John Richardson.] Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Text Image PDF F1936

1857

Hybrid Dianths. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1693

On the action of sea-water on the germination of seeds. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1694

Mouse-coloured breed of ponies. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1695

The subject of deep wells. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1696

Bees and the fertilisation of kidney beans. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1697

Productiveness of foreign seed. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1698

1858

Deaths. [Charles Waring Darwin]. The Times. Text A679

Memorial of the promoters and cultivators of science on the subject of the proposed severance from the British Museum of its natural history collections, addressed to Her Majesty's Government. House of Commons Papers. Text Image PDF F1942

Darwin & Wallace. Proceedings of the meeting of the Linnean Society held on July 1st, 1858. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Zoology. Text F1699b

Lyell, Hooker, Darwin and Wallace. On the tendency of species to form varieties; and on the perpetuation of varieties and species by natural means of selection. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology. Introduction Text Image PDF F350

On the agency of bees in the fertilisation of papilionaceous flowers, and on the crossing of kidney beans. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1701

[Memorial] Public natural history collections. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1702

[Contribution to the Field-Lane refuges]. The Times. Text F1935

1859

[Letter on the herbarium of the British Museum.] The Times. Text Image PDF F1933

[Letter on the collections of the British Museum.] in Northcote, S. Further Communications by Architect and Officers of British Museum on Enlargement of Building. Text Image PDF F1934

Coleoptera at Down. Entomologist's weekly Intelligencer. Text Image PDF F1703

1860

Cross-bred plants. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1704

Natural selection. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1705

Intercourse between common and Ligurian bees. Cottage Gardener. Text Image PDF F1814

Fertilisation of British orchids by insect agency. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1706

Do the Tineina or other small moths suck flowers, and if so what flowers? Entomologist's weekly Intelligencer. Text Image PDF F1708

Voyages d'un naturaliste: l'Archipel Galapagos et les attolls de coraux. Le tour du monde. Image PDF F180 Click to see illustrations

Irritability of Drosera. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1813

1861

Note on the achenia of Pumilio argyrolepis. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1709

Fertilisation of British orchids by insect agency. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1710

Dun horses. The Field. Text Image PDF F1960

Influence of the form of the brain on the character of fowls. The Field. Text Image PDF F1961

Phenomena in the cross-breeding of plants [letter to D. Beaton.] Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1713

On dun horses, and on the effect of crossing differently coloured breeds. The Field. Text Image PDF F1962

Cross-breeding in plants. Fertilisation of Leschenaultia formosa. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1714

Dun horses. The Field. Text Image PDF F1963

Fertilisation of Vincas. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1836

Cause of the variation of flowers. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1715

Effects of different kinds of pollen. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1823

Parents of some gladioli. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1819

Orchids, Fertilzation of. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1712

Vincas. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1716

Is the female bombus fertilised in the air? Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1818

1862

Notice on the Habits of the "Agricultural Ant" of Texas ["Stinging Ant" or "Mound-making Ant," Myrmica (Atta) malefaciens, Buckley]. By Gideon Lincecum, Esq., M.D. Communicated by Charles Darwin, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (Zoology). Text Image PDF F1938

Do bees vary in different parts of Great Britain. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1716a

Bees in Jamaica increase the size and substance of their cells. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1826

Bee-cells in Jamaica not larger than in England. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1824

Findet bei den Bienen in den verschiedenen Theilen Deutschlands ein Unterschied statt? Bienen Zeitung. Text Image PDF F1718a

On the three remarkable sexual forms of Catasetum tridentatum, an orchid in the possession of the Linnean Society. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London. (Botany). Text Image PDF F1718

1862

Peas. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1719

On the two forms, or dimorphic condition, in the species of Primula, and on their remarkable sexual relations. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1717

Cross-breeds of strawberries. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1720

Variations effected by cultivation. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1721

Penguin ducks. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1825

1863

On the so-called "auditory-sac" of Cirripedes. Natural History Review. Text Image PDF F1722

Influence of pollen on the appearance of seed. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1828

On the thickness of the Pampean formation, near Buenos Ayres. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1724

Vindication of Gärtner—effect of crossing peas. Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener. Text Image PDF F1727a

On the existence of two forms, and on their reciprocal sexual relation, in several species of the genus Linum. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (Botany). Text Image PDF F1723

Fertilisation of Orchids. Journal of Horticulture. Text Image PDF F1724a

[Review of] Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon Valley. By Henry Walter Bates. Natural History Review. Text Image PDF F1725

The doctrine of heterogeny and modification of species. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1729

[Letter] Origin of species. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1730

[Letter on yellow rain]. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1727

Appearance of a plant in a singular place. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1727b

Vermin and traps. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1728

Lettre de M. Darwin à M. de Quatrefages.Bulletins de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris. Text Image PDF F1837

1864

On the sexual relations of the three forms of Lythrum salicaria. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1731

Ancient gardening. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1732

[Letter to the Council of the Royal Horticultural Society on the prizes recently offered by the Society]. Proceedings of the Royal Horticultural Society. Text Image PDF F1910

1865

On the movements and habits of climbing plants. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1733

Self-fertilization. Hardwicke's Science Gossip. Text Image F1734

1866

Partial change of sex in unisexual flowers. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1735

[Note on the common broom, Cytisus scoparius.] In Henslow, Note on the structure of Indigofera. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1737

Copy of a memorial presented to the Right Hon. the Chancellor of the Exchequer. [Gladstone]. Text Image F869

Oxalis bowei. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1736

Cross-fertilising papilionaceous flowers. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1737a

Feet of otter hounds. Land and Water. Text Image PDF F1930

1867

Note on Medicago lupulina. In Henslow, Note on the structure of Medicago sativa. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1809

Cut or uncut. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1815

Fertilisation of Cypripediums. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1738

Queries about expression. In: Signs of emotion amongst the Chinese. Notes and Queries on China and Japan. Text Image PDF F1739

Hedgehogs. Hardwicke's Science Gossip. Text Image PDF F1740

1868

On the character and hybrid-like nature of the offspring from the illegitimate unions of dimorphic and trimorphic plants. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1742

[Inquiry about sex ratios in domestic animals]. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1743

On the specific difference between Primula veris, Brit. Fl. (var. officinalis, of Linn.), P. vulgaris, Brit. Fl. (var. acaulis, Linn.) and P. elatior, Jacq.; and on the hybrid nature of the common Oxlip. With supplementary remarks on naturally-produced Hybrids in the genus Verbascum. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1744

1869

The formation of mould by worms. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1745

Origin of species [On reproductive potential of elephants]. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1746

Origin of species [On reproductive potential of elephants]. Athenaeum. Text Image PDF F1747

Notes on the fertilization of orchids. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Text Image PDF F1748

The fertilisation of winter-flowering plants. Nature. Text Image PDF F1748a

Pangenesis.—Mr. Darwin's reply to Professor Delpino. Scientific Opinion. Text Image PDF F1748b

[Extract of a letter on fertilisation of Vinca by insects]. In Bennett, Fertilisation of winter-flowering plants. Nature. Text Image F1971

1870

[Note on Darwin's papers to the Plinian Society 27 March 1827.] In Elliot, Opening address by the President. Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh. Text Image   F1749

Copy of a memorial presented to the Right Hon. the Chancellor of the Exchequer. [Gladstone]. in Transfer of the South Kensington Museum. Nature. Text Image PDF F2159

[Letter of apology regarding the honorary degree ceremony at Oxford]. The Times. Text Image PDF F1940

Notes on the habits of the pampas woodpecker (Colaptes campestris). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1750

1871

[Letter to C. L. Balch of the New York Liberal Club]. A letter from Mr. Darwin. New York World. Text F1981

Pangenesis. Nature. Text Image PDF F1751

The descent of man. Hardwicke's Science-Gossip. Text Image PDF F1752

The descent of man. (from advance-sheets of Darwin's new work.) Appletons' Journal. Image F2042

A letter from Mr. Darwin. The Index, a weekly paper devoted to free religion. Text Image PDF F1753

A new view of Darwinism. Nature. Text Image PDF F1754

Fertilisation of Leschenaultia. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1755

1872

[Memorial to Gladstone] Mr. Ayrton and Dr. Hooker. Nature. Text Image PDF F1937

Bree on Darwinism. Nature 6. Text Image PDF F1756

1873

Natural selection. Spectator. Text Image PDF F1758

Inherited instinct. Nature. Text Image PDF F1757

Perception in the lower animals. Nature. Text Image PDF F1759

Origin of certain instincts. Nature. Text Image PDF F1760

Instinct: Perception in ants. Nature. Text Image PDF F1810

Habits of ants. Nature. Text Image PDF F1761

On the males and complemental males of certain cirripedes, and on rudimentary structures. Nature. Text Image PDF F1762

Darwin, G. H. Variations of organs. Nature. Text Image PDF F1763

[Note on nematodes 'from the stomach of an American Ostrich at Bahia Blanca, North Patagonia, in 1832']. In Cobbold, Notes on Entozoa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text F1974

[Note on Darwin's papers to the Plinian Society 27 March 1827.] Nature. Text Image PDF F1764

Copy of a memorial presented to the Right Hon. the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Gladstone]. Nature. Text Image PDF F1766

1874

[Memorial to Gordon, Governor of Mauritius, requesting the protection of the Giant Tortoise on Aldabra]. Transactions of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius. Text Image PDF F2006

Memorial presented to the First Lord of the Treasury [Gladstone], respecting the National Herbaria. In: Fourth report of the Royal Commission on the scientific instruction and the advancement of science. Parliamentary Papers. Text Image PDF F1954

Recent researches on termites and honey-bees. Nature. Text Image PDF F1768

[Letter of thanks to the Entomological Society of France]. Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France. Text Image PDF F2127

Fertilisation of the Fumariaceae. Nature. Text Image PDF F1769

Flowers of the primrose destroyed by birds. Nature. Text Image PDF F1770

Flowers of the primrose destroyed by birds. Nature. Text Image PDF F1771

[Memoranda on Drosera filiformis] in Canby, Observations on Drosera filiformis. The American Naturalist. Text Image PDF F1932

[Irritability of Pinguicula]. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1767

1875

[Letter on animal tails.] in Tait, The uses of tails in animals. Hardwicke's Science Gossip. Text Image F2126

1876

Fritz Müller on Brazil kitchen middens, habits of ants, etc. Nature. Text Image PDF F1811

Cherry blossoms. Nature. Text Image PDF F1772

Sexual selection in relation to monkeys. Nature. Text Image PDF F1773

1877

Holly berries. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1774

[The scarcity of holly berries and bees]. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1775

Fertilisation of plants. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1780

[Letter of thanks.] Testimonial to Mr. DarwinEvolution in the Netherlands. Nature. Text Image PDF F1776

Scrofula and in-breeding. Agricultural Gazette. Text Image PDF F1972

[Memorial] Zoology of the 'Challenger' Expedition. Nature. Text Image PDF F2003

Note to Mr. Francis Darwin's paper. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. Text Image PDF F1777

A biographical sketch of an infant. Mind. Text Image PDF F1779 [French translation F1311]

[Memorial to Earl Carnarvon on the proposed South African Confederation by the Committee of the Aborigines Protection Society]. The Times. Text Image PDF F1926

The contractile filaments of the teasel. Nature. Text Image PDF F1778

Fritz Müller on flowers and insects. Nature. Text Image PDF F1781

Fertilisation of Glossostigma. Nature. Text Image PDF F1812

Growth under difficulties. Gardeners' Chronicle. Text Image PDF F1782

1878

Transplantation of shells. Nature. Text Image PDF F1783

[Memorial to the Vice-Chancellor respecting the Examination in Greek in the Previous Examination]. Cambridge University Reporter. Text Image PDF F1939

1879

Fritz Müller on a frog having eggs on its back - on the abortion of the hairs on the legs of certain caddis-flies, &c. Nature. Text Image PDF F1784

Rats and water-casks. Nature. Text Image PDF F1785

[Extract from a letter to Grant Allen]. In: Colour in nature. Nature. Text Image PDF F2004

[Report of conversation at Down]. A peep at Mr. Darwin. Trewman's Exeter Flying Post or Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser. Text F2001

1880

Darwin's reply to a vegetarian. Herald of Health and Journal of Physical Culture. Text Image F1984

[Letter on purportedly carnivorous bees]. In Packard, Moths entrapped by an Asclepiad plant (Physianthus) and killed by honey bees. The American Naturalist. Text Image PDF F1953

Fertility of hybrids from the common and Chinese goose. Nature. Text Image PDF F1786

The sexual colours of certain butterflies. Nature. Text Image PDF F1787

The Omori shell mounds. Nature. Text Image PDF F1788

Encouragement of original research: The Darwin prize. The Midland Naturalist: The journal of the Associated Natural History, Philosophical, and Archaeological Societies and Field Clubs of the Midland Counties. Text Image PDF F1993

Sir Wyville Thomson and natural selection. Nature. Text Image PDF F1789

[Letter of thanks to the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union]. The naturalist. Text Image PDF F1969

Black sheep. Nature. Text Image PDF F1790

1881

Movements of plants. Nature. Text Image PDF F1791

[Letter to Emily Talbot on the mental and bodily development of infants]. Social science.—Infant education. Journal of Speculative Philosophy. Text Image PDF F1995

[Letter to Emily Talbot on the mental and bodily development of infants]. Nature. Text Image PDF F1797

Mr. Darwin on vivisection. The Times. Text Image PDF F1352

Mr. Darwin on vivisection. Nature. Text Image PDF F1353

Mr. Darwin on vivisection. The Times. Text Image PDF F1793

Mr. Darwin on vivisection. British Medical Journal. Text Image PDF F1354

The movements of leaves. Nature. Text Image PDF F1794

[Letter to G. E. Mengozzi on design in nature]. Roma Etrusca. Text Image F1970

Inheritance. Nature. Text Image PDF F1795

Rolleston memorial. The Times. Text Image PDF F1957

[Quotation from a letter]. In: Mr. Darwin on Dr. Hahn's discovery of fossil organisms in meteorites. Science. Text Image F1929

Mr. Darwin on mosquitoes. The Times. Text F1948

Leaves injured at night by free radiation. Nature. Text Image PDF F1796

The parasitic habits of Molothrus. Nature. Text Image PDF F1798

Mr. Charles Darwin and the defence of science. British Medical Journal. Text Image PDF F1799

1882

The action of carbonate of ammonia on chlorophyll-bodies. [Read 6 March] Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany) 19: 262-284. Text Image PDF F1801

The action of carbonate of ammonia on the roots of certain plants. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany). Text Image PDF F1800

On the dispersal of freshwater bivalves. Nature. Text Image PDF F1802

Preliminary notice. In Van Dyck, On the modification of a race of Syrian street-dogs by means of sexual selection. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Text Image PDF F1803

[Letter to New York Entomological Club]. In Edwards, Obituary. Charles Robert Darwin F.R.S. Papilio. Organ of the New York Entomological Club. Text Image F2009

[Extract from a letter on the origin of mammals]. In Savile, The late Mr. Darwin. Record. Text Image F2031

[Letter to William Watson] In Watson, A letter from Mr. Charles Darwin. The Academy. Image PDF F1949

Mr. Darwin and revelation. Pall Mall Gazette. Text Image PDF F1973

1883

Charles Darwin on animal mimicry. The Field Naturalist. Text Image F2021

[Extract of a letter on classical education] In: General aims of the teacher. A lecture in Cambridge teachers' training Syndicate course. American Journal of Education. Text F2055

The late Mr. Darwin on instinct. Nature. Text Image F1804

1884

[Extracts from Darwin's unpublished writings]. In Romanes, The Darwinian theory of instinct. The Nineteenth Century. Text Image PDF F1911

1886

Darwin, F. On the relation between the 'bloom' on leaves and the distribution of the stomata. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, (Botany). Text Image PDF F1805

Cobbold, Notes on parasites collected by the late Charles Darwin, Esq. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (Zoology). Text Image PDF F1806

1888

Mr. Darwin and the Royal Commission on vivisection, being an inquiry into the foundations of the late Mr. Darwin's statements upon this subject. Text Images F2146


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Banks, M. 1971. A Darwin manuscript on Hobart Town. Papers and proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. Text Image PDF F1829

Banks, M. R., D. Leaman eds. 1999. Charles Darwin's Field Notes on the geology of Hobart Town — A modern appraisal. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. Text Image F1821

Barlow, N. ed. 1933. Charles Darwin's diary of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Text Image PDF F1566.

Barlow, N. 1935. Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Islands. Nature. Text F2112

Barlow, N. ed. 1945. Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle. Text Image PDF F1571 Click to see illustrations

Barlow, N. ed. 1958. The autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882. With the original omissions restored. Edited and with appendix and notes by his grand-daughter Nora Barlow. Text Image PDF F1497 Click to see illustrations

Barlow, N. ed. 1963. Darwin's ornithological notes. Bulletin BMNH With introduction, notes & appendix by the editor. Text Image PDF F1577

Barrett, P. H. ed. 1960. A transcription of Darwin's first notebook [B] on 'Transmutation of species'. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard. Text Image F1575

Barrett, P. H. 1974. The Sedgwick-Darwin geologic tour of North Wales. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Text Image PDF F1964

Barrett, P. H. 1974. Early writings of Charles Darwin. In Gruber, Darwin on man. [Notebooks M, N, Old and useless notes, Essay on theology and natural selection, Questions for Mr. Wynne, Extracts from B-C-D-E notebooks, A Biographical Sketch of Darwin's Father, Plinian Society Minutes Book] Text F1582

Barrett, P. H. ed. 1977. On the Ova of Flustra, or, Early Notebook, Containing Observations Made by C.D. When He Was at Edinburgh, March 1827. In Collected papers. Text F1583a

Barrett, P. H., Gautrey, P. J., Herbert, S., Kohn, D., Smith, S. eds. 1987. Charles Darwin's notebooks, 1836-1844: Geology, transmutation of species, metaphysical enquiries. F1817

Chancellor, G. 1990. Charles Darwin's St Helena Model Notebook. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1839

Chancellor, G. and J. van Wyhe eds. with K. Rookmaaker. 2009. Charles Darwin's notebooks from the voyage of the Beagle. [Foreword by R. D. Keynes]. F2044

Darwin, C. R. 1885. Über die Wege der Hummel-Männchen. In Krause, E. ed., Gesammelte kleinere Schriften von Charles Darwin. Text Image PDF F1584

Darwin, C. R. 1894. [Note on a Toxodon skull]. In Owen ed. The life of Richard Owen. Text Image F2032

Darwin, C. R. 1889 [Extracts from notes on variation under nature]. In A.R. Wallace. 1889. Darwinism. Text F2105

Darwin, F. ed. 1887. The life and letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter. Click to see illustrations
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F1452.1
Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F1452.2
Vol. 3 Text Image PDF F1452.3

Darwin, F. & Seward, A. C. eds. 1903. More letters of Charles Darwin. Click to see illustrations
Vol. 1. Text Image PDF F1548.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F1548.2

Darwin, F ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species, a sketch written in 1842. Text Image PDF F1555

Darwin, F. ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species. Two essays written in 1842 and 1844. Text Image PDF F1556 Click to see illustrations

de Beer, G. ed. 1959. Darwin's journal. Bulletin BMNH Image PDF F1573 [Superceded by [Darwin's personal 'Journal'] Introduction Text]

de Beer, G. ed. 1960. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Part I. First notebook [B]. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574a

de Beer, G. ed. 1960. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Part II. Second notebook [C]. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574b

de Beer, G. ed. 1960. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Part III. Third notebook [D]. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574c

de Beer, G. ed. 1960. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Part IV, Fourth notebook [E]. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574d

de Beer, G., Rowlands, M. J. eds. 1961. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Addenda and corrigenda. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574e

de Beer, G., Rowlands, M. J. and Skramovsky, B. M. eds. 1967. Darwin's notebooks on transmutation of species. Part VI. Pages excised by Darwin. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1574f

Freeman, R. B. ed. 1968. Charles Darwin on the routes of male humble bees. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1581

Herbert, S. ed. 1980. The red notebook of Charles Darwin. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1583e Click to see illustrations

Herbert, S. 1995. From Charles Darwin's portfolio: An early essay on South American geology and species. Earth Sciences History. Text Image PDF F1956

Keynes, R. D. ed. 2000. Charles Darwin's zoology notes & specimen lists from H.M.S. Beagle. Text Image PDF F1840

Keynes, R. D. ed. 2001. Charles Darwin's Beagle Diary. Text Image PDF F1925 Click to see illustrations

Olby, R. C. ed. 1963. Charles Darwin's manuscript of pangenesis. British Journal of the History of Science. Text Image F1578

Porter, D. M. 1987. Darwin's notes on Beagle plants. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1827

Porter, D. M. 1999. Charles Darwin's Chilean plant collections. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural. Text F2214

Rudwick, M. J. S. 1974. Darwin's Agenda for Lochaber. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science. Text F1909

Smith, K. G. V. 1987. Darwin's insects: Charles Darwin's entomological notes, with an introduction and comments. Bulletin BMNH Text Image PDF F1830

Smith, K. G. V. 1996. Supplementary notes on Darwin's insects. Archives of natural history. Text PDF A783

Stauffer, R. C. ed. 1975. Charles Darwin's Natural Selection; being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Text Image PDF F1583 Click to see illustrations

Stoddart, D. R. ed. 1962. Coral islands by Charles Darwin: with introduction, map and remarks. Atoll Research Bulletin. Text Image PDF F1576

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